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Dec 21
How do you joke about the Sony hacking? A little carefully

How do you joke about the Sony hacking story? After all, it was an attempt at comedy that launched this whole sobering mess. If you're Chris Rock, you joke about it cleverly but carefully. Promoting his…

Dec 21
Woman killed in Moultonborough crash

MOULTONBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) - An Ossipee woman has died in a single-vehicle crash in Moultonborough.

Dec 21
Entrepreneur builds a sleek ship, but will anyone buy it?

KITTERY, Maine (AP) - Even on land, the Ghost looks futuristic and fast.

Dec 21
Manchester fire leaves 50 homeless

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Fifty people are looking for temporary housing after a fire tore through a Manchester, New Hampshire, apartment building.

Dec 21
Study examines fitness program for mentally ill

LEBANON, N.H. (AP) - More research is confirming the benefits of a New Hampshire program that promotes physical fitness among people with serious mental illness.

Dec 21
Deer take down, bears up in 2014 hunting seasons

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Hunters in New Hampshire killed fewer deer this season, but a robust bear population and a change in the way they're hunted meant more success for people trying to bag one, according to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department.

Dec 21
Republicans fighting to hang onto Senate _ in 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate majority in hand, ascendant Republicans are set to challenge President Barack Obama and the Democrats on Capitol Hill come January. But a much tougher election map two years from now could force the GOP right back into the minority.

Dec 21
Turkey tally: State seeking backyard counts

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is asking residents to help estimate the state's turkey population.

Dec 20
Churches stake out new ground in N.H.

In this mostly secular pocket of the country, after years of declining attendance, some churches have upended the trend by bucking tradition. Local pastors said people are frustrated by the politicization…

Dec 20
Capital Beat: A taste of things to come on display at the State House last week

Rep. Shawn Jasper may have defeated former speaker Bill O'Brien to lead the House, in what turned out be a highly divisive vote, but Jasper's speakership is getting off to a familiar start, policy-wise…

Dec 20
Publisher plans to put Senate's CIA report on shelves

A paperback version of the Senate's recently released report on the CIA's interrogation techniques is expected in bookstores before New Year's Day. The government posted the 528-page document for free…

Dec 20
Berlin exhibition evokes final months of WWII

The tense expression on Ilse Grassmann's face belies the festive occasion. It's Christmas 1944 and she is sitting at home with her three youngest children, the table bare of food or gifts. Her husband…

Dec 20
Review: 'Five' by Ursula Archer is intriguing

Geocaching - the contemporary treasure hunt in which a GPS is used to find hidden objects - lends itself to an intriguing melding of a gripping police procedural and an exciting update of the puzzle mystery…

Dec 20
App reviews: Noda math game, Monument Valley pretty puzzler

Divide, add, conquer this math game Arithmetic and strategy come together in this little puzzle game that asks you to add and divide numbers in a smart way to reach your goals. Each stage starts with…

Dec 20
American Kennel Club adds 4 new dog breeds

A Spanish farm and fishing dog, a Sicilian rabbit-hunting breed, an Italian sheepdog with a distinctive matted coat and a rugged South African watchdog are joining the American Kennel Club pack. The…

Dec 20
Right at Home: holiday sleepover solutions

One of the nicest things about the holidays can be the chance to see friends and family from far away. In some cases, that means finding sleepover space in your home. Even those short on space can make…

Dec 20
Seattle home a constant work in progress

Unlike most homes you see featured in the media, this one is decidedly unfinished. Probably always will be. Because at the home/studios of artists Sherry Markovitz and Peter Millett it's all about the…

Dec 20
Editorial: Ready for Jeb? Maybe, maybe not

Jeb Bush wants to be president. The former Florida governor posted to his Facebook page last week that he's seriously considering a run for the highest office in the land. Barring unforeseen developments,…

Dec 20
My Turn: There was a time when Christmas toys came with a side of danger

I would be lying if I said I miss the Christmas shopping crush. My four kids are grown-ups now. I'm emancipated from the pressure of must-have video game systems or impossible to find yet coveted toys…

Dec 20
On Kickstarter, everyone wants to be 'Staff Pick'

Want your project to get selected as a "Staff Pick" on crowdfunding site Kickstarter? Good luck with that. Entrepreneurs and other users have been seeking the secret to getting their projects selected…

Dec 20
Katy Burns: 'Tis the season . . . for pajamas?

Rejoice! It's America's holiday season! Christmas! Hanukkah! Kwanza! Celebrate the winter solstice! Or Festivus! Whatever your religion - or lack of it - this is the season to celebrate it. Oh, who are…

Dec 20
Board of Contributors: 'Made glorious by the light of Love'

When I listen carefully, when I am attentive to the miracle of how freely blood courses through my jugular, when I listen to the beating of my heart - each beat a reminder, each pulse reminding me of God's…